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Navy to train officers to fight maritime crimes 

The Nigerian Navy says it would provide additional training to officers and ratings as part of measures to stop illegalities on the nations water. The new Flag Officer...

Emeka Akabogu

‘Navy can ask for powers to prosecute maritime crimes’

By John Omoaka   A maritime lawyer, Emeka Akabogu has said that the Nigerian Navy has the right to ask for powers to prosecute.  “The Navy is within its rights to...

Babagana Monguno

Maritime crimes deprive Gulf of Guinea of development, says NSA

By Patience Danjuma   The National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno has said the rate of maritime crimes on the Gulf of Guinea is depriving the region of...

Navy arrests sea robbers in Rivers

Navy begins clampdown on maritime crimes in Niger Delta 

By Godspower Edoza  The Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Adm. Bello Al-hassan, says his command had deployed seven ships and...

Navy arrests sea robbers in Rivers

Octopus Grip: Navy to deploy ships, patrol boats against maritime crimes in Bayelsa, Delta

By Patience Danjuma  The Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy says the command would soon commence riverine and sea exercises, code-named “Octopus Grip” in...

Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Navy committed to fight against crude oil theft, other maritime crimes 

By Patience Danjuma  The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas says the Nigerian Navy (NN) would continue to protect the nation’s maritime domain...

Asia records 3 armed robbery attacks against ships in January

Asian maritime crimes drop by half in May

A total of six actual incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in May 2017, representing a drop of almost 50% compared to the same...

Osinbajo expects economy to pick up after sluggish Q2

Maritime crimes pose threat to national security, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said the activities of criminals on Nigeria’s maritime environment are a threat to both national economy and security. He...

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Maritime-crimes pose threat to national security-VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said the activities of criminals on Nigeria’s maritime environment are a threat to both national economy and security. He...

Navy arrests three for maritime crimes

The Nigerian Navy has arrested three suspects for pipeline vandalism and related maritime crimes. The Director of Information of the Navy, Commodore Christian Ezekobe,...

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Nigerian Navy cooperating with neighbouring countries on maritime crimes – Ibas

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has said the Navy is boosting cooperation with navies of neighbouring country to check the menace of piracy and...